The Economics Society of St. Stephen‚Äôs College is back with its National Economics Festival, to be held on the 19th¬†and 20th¬†January, 2018.
With academically rich events, from debates to quizzes and even a research paper competition, the National Economics Festival is one of its kind. Witnessing participation from all over the country, it provides the perfect platform to explore your passion for economics amidst rigorous yet exciting events that will tickle your brain and leave you absolutely invigorated.
The Festival shall be inaugurated with a Lecture by Professor JJ Thomas from IIT – Delhi, followed by the official release of our annual journal, Towards Equilibrium.
This will be followed by six interesting events over the span of two days.
1. Committee Simulation
As part of NEF 2018, we will have a simulation of The United States¬†Congress Joint Economic Committee on Costs of Mass Incarceration, its Privatization and the Rights of Inmates. Whether you are a seasoned MUNNER, or want to give this intriguing issue a shot, this is the event for you.
2. Consilium- Can you stop the Dominos from falling?
Do you think you have a good understanding of Okun‚Äôs Law or the Phillip‚Äôs Curve?
Put your Macroeconomic theory to the test in this challenging excel simulation to prevent various economic crises from unfolding.
3. Veritas – Lie your way to the truth.
Maximize your valuation of illegally traded assets and evade the taxation structure in this excel simulation by storing your black money in the Swiss Bank. Risk your way through market rumours, corporate leaks, technological breakthroughs, and cut throat attitudes to make the most money and emerge the ultimate investment mogul!
4. Eco ‚Äì Mediathon
A novel coalescence of economics and journalism, Mediathon is the perfect experience for those wishing to put their command over economics to test alongside their skill at incisive journalism. With two intellectually stimulating rounds, this event is a treat for anyone interested in writing, debating and of course, Economics!
Date: 19th¬†and 20th¬†January
5. Prometheus- The Eco-Biz Quiz
Are you up for some mind boggling questions procured from the depths of economic and business affairs? Come hone your quizzing skills at one of the best Economics quizzes in the country.
6. N.C. Ray Paper Presentation
The N.C. Ray Paper Presentation Competition is a prestigious event that has, in the past, attracted the best minds from across the country to put forth their work on any topic related to the field of economics.
Unfortunately, registration for this is closed now.
For more information, take a look at the festival brochure:¬†tinyurl.com/NEF18Brochure
You can also register at:tinyurl.com/NEF18
Let the long run begin!